You’re sure to already have your own favorite luxury hotel brands — maybe there’s one that has just the right amenities or another that you can always rely on for an excellent staff, no matter where you are in the world. While you may love these brands for your own reasons, they could also offer some perks for your kids. Are you taking full advantage of these perks as more and more hotel brands begin catering to younger jetsetters?
Not only does St. Regis provide a Family Traditions at St. Regis offer for you to save on your family stays, but the brand also takes your child into consideration throughout each step of the stay. Unique amenities are provided, whether it be a keepsake or a kid-sized robe; dining doesn’t exclude the picker palettes at the table; and each St. Regis property can provide access to local agencies for qualified babysitting right within your guestroom. Plus, if you forget something at home, all you have to do is ask and you can get a stroller, baby wipes or even diapers.
Similarly, at the Four Seasons, strollers are available for children under 5 for no charge and the same children can eat for free with their parents at on-site restaurants. A complimentary children’s program called Kids for All Seasons is available, providing kid-friendly activities unique to the location.
Select Omni properties take older kids into consideration with teen concierge services. The professionals at Omni provide teens with great recommendations for the local spots popular with their own age groups, so they’re not left wandering around behind mom and dad for the entire duration of the trip.
Another limited but incredibly cool kid-friendly amenity is the in-room tents at Westin Hotels & Resorts. Suite-staying parents can request a cute, hipster-esque tent for their pint-sized traveling companions, and certain properties extend the offer further with toys and activities added.
The Ritz Kids experience caters to children 4–12, and focuses on nature and the environment. Special activities are meant to inspire curiosity and environmental responsibility in young learners and employ the four pillars of water, land, environmental responsibility and culture. Through the program, kids can enjoy a full schedule of activities, including meals as needed.
Back when the Earth was still moving and shaking and glaciers and volcanoes shaped the world, sheets of ice carved their way between the ocean and mainland Alaska to create Gastineau Channel. It is this stretch of water between Juneau and Douglas Island that is perfect for cruise ships to dock and seaplanes to land and bring families to explore this still wild land.
While urban wine country might sound like an oxymoron, it’s actually a reality at the stunning City Vineyard in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood. The water-side venue is the perfect host for your next event — whatever that may be, from 20 to 200 guests and from cocktail party to plated dinner.
If you’re planning a multigenerational getaway this winter, look into these luxury resorts perfect for a vacation with the entire crew.
Mendocino County in Northern California is known for its craggy coastline, towering Redwoods, world-class wineries and creative microbreweries. Locals find autumn the best time of the year here, when the summertime crowds have given way to a more relaxed vibe, holding hands while leaf peeping passes for the perfect afternoon activity and crisp nights are made for snuggling. In other words, it’s the perfect setting and season for a couple’s getaway.